Workers' Compensation


Friday, May 1, 2015
9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Bally's Atlantic City, Atlantic City, NJ

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Program Co-Chairs:
Ricky E. Bagolie, Esq.
Bagolie-Friedman, LLC
Jersey City, NJ

James M. Clancy, Esq.
Borbi, Clancy & Patrizi
Marlton, NJ

Steven H. Cohen, Esq.
Davis, Saperstein & Salomon
Teaneck, NJ

Michael J. Dennin, Esq.
Law Offices of Vincent J. Ciecka
Pennsauken, NJ

Jeffrey S. Monaghan, Esq.
Pellettieri, Rabstein & Altman
Princeton, NJ


6:30 am - 8:30 am 
Litigation at Sunrise

7:30 am - 9:00 am 

Continental Breakfast & Registration • Exhibit Hall

9:00 am - 9:30 am
Issues Regarding the Division of Workers’ Compensation 
Questions and Answers

Hon. Russell Wojtenko • Director and Chief Judge • Div. of Workers' Compensation • Trenton, NJ 

9:30 am - 10:30 am
Treatment and Surgical Considerations for Cervical and Lumbar Injuries
Nirav K. Shah, M.D., F.A.C.S., Neurosurgeon • Princeton Brain & Spine 
10:30 am - 10:45 am
Coffee Break • Exhibit Hall
10:45 am - 11:45 am
Cross Examination of Respondents Medical Expert
Jeffrey S. Monaghan, Esq. • Princeton, NJ
Richard B. Rubenstein, Esq. • Livingston, NJ
11:45 am - 12:30 pm
Interplay  of Workers’ Compensation State Temporary Disability:
Disability During Unemployment and Return-to-Work Issues

Drake Bearden, Jr., Esq. • Mount Laurel, NJ 
12:30 pm - 1:15 pm
Luncheon • Exhibit Hall
1:15 pm - 2:15 pm
Ethical Considerations in Dual Jurisdiction Cases: 
How to Recognize the Available Benefits to Maximize the 
Recovery for Your Clients

Michael J. Dennin, Esq. • Pennsauken, NJ
Holly Zeitz, Esq. • Cherry Hill, NJ
2:15 pm - 2:30 pm
Coffee Break
2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Medicare Update: 
  What is Really Required to Fully Satisfy Medicare’s Interests 
  Handling Conditional Payments
  Satisfying Medicare Set-Asides 
  Bring Your Medicare Questions and Issues

John V. Cattie, Jr., Esq. • Garretson Resolution Group • Charlotte, NC

ABOUT THE SEMINAR: The Boardwalk Seminar 2015 features 23 seminars over three days. The advantage of this unique format is that you may move from seminar to seminar, hearing different topics as desired and thereby creating a seminar tailored to your specific needs.

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MCLE Credits
New Jersey - (Earn 6.60 Credits/Earn 1.20 Ethics Credits)
New York - (Earn 6.50 Credits/Earn 1.0 Ethics Credits - pending)
Pennsylvania - (Earn 5.50 Credits/Earn 0.50 Ethics Credits - pending)

Full-Time Judges, Full-Time Law School Professors, 
Judicial Law Clerks & Law Student Members

Registration is complimentary for the seminar.
Pre-registration is required.

This program has been approved by the Board on Continuing Legal Education of the
Supreme Court of New Jersey for 6.60 hours of total CLE credit.

Of these, 1.20 qualify as hours of credit for ethics/professionalism,
and 5.40 qualify as hours of credit toward certification in 
workers’ compensation law.

Course Materials
The seminar course materials will be online for attendees
to download on April 24, 2015.
Each registrant will receive a CD-ROM containing the course material onsite.

Onsite/Door Registration: 
An additional $25 will be added to all program fees for onsite registration.

Friday, April 24th is the last day for a refund (minus $20).
All cancellations must be in writing.

After Friday, cancellations and no shows will receive a credit (minus $20)
automatically good for 1 year for a future seminar or an on-demand seminar at



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